Beyond the Obvious

The Killer Questions are used in the Ideation phase of FIRE. Book Excerpts FIRE ideas Ideation Killer QuestionsThe point of the Killer Questions is to keep you focused on a specific facet of your organization, your customer, your product, or your operations, but at the same time keep your search for ideas expansive within that area. The Killer Questions will help […].

Innovating successfully: the importance of a strong ideation factory


A strong ideation factory, based on a culture of innovation, is the fourth element of successful innovation in 2020. The post Innovating successfully: the importance of a strong ideation factory appeared first on Exago. Blog collaborative innovation collective intelligence employees engagement gamification ideationSuccessful innovation is only possible if the best ideas can reach you.

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The Secrets to Effective, Efficient Ideation

Innovation Excellence

Most ideation is done in. Disruption Innovation Leadership R&D Business Models Creativity Crowdsourcing culture Customers Design Thinking Disruptive Innovation Entrepreneurship ideas ideation ideation management Innovation Management Innovation Mindset innovative thinking insight StrategyWe all want to win the never-ending race for great, effective, profitable new ideas. We want these ideas without a huge effort, without a huge risk and without a huge investment.

Ideation Workshop Game Plan

Beyond the Obvious

So what do you need to know as the leader of an ideation workshop? Book Book Excerpts generate ideas ideation workshop ideation workshop game plan innovation workshop Killer QuestionsA workshop has multiple elements—participants, Killer Questions, and so on—but at the end of the day, the quality of the ideas directly relates to your ability to create a highly functional, highly effective group. In the following series of posts I’m […].

Data From 3.5 Million Employees Shows How Innovation Really Works

Can Ideation Build Community


Ideation As Community. Contact us about building an ideation platform. The post Can Ideation Build Community appeared first on IdeaScale. Best Practice brainstorming community feedback ideation satisfactionIdeas pull us together. The history of communities shows they’re formed around ideas.

Ideation in Times of Crisis


The post Ideation in Times of Crisis appeared first on InnovationManagement. Collaborative Innovation Open Innovation coast guard continuous improvement coronavirus covid-19 Creativity crisis crisis response Crowdsourcing disaster preparedness disaster response Ideation social distancingIf you’re thinking about launching a crowdsourcing campaign to respond to some of these challenges brought about by COVID-19, now is a good time. We are all learning so much right now and so quickly.

4 Golden Rules of Ideation

Board of Innovation

The post 4 Golden Rules of Ideation appeared first on Board of Innovation. IdeationRead More.

Who Needs Ideation Software?

Innovation Excellence

All organisations face one or more challenges they need to tackle. Some have decreasing markets due to the crisis and need to cut costs, while others are looking for other ways to serve existing or new customers. Your organisation is probably also facing a number of challenges. To gather possible solutions for your challenges, crowdsourcing. Innovation

Ideation Pitfalls Part 1: The Herd Effect

Innovation Excellence

Innovation ideation innovation ideas innovation processMost companies don’t have a problem with generating innovation ideas. Many are awash with ideas. The problem is usually working out which ideas to resource and investigate further. And it is this process of initial idea evaluation that is often flawed. It results in good ideas being killed before they can even sprout any limbs.

Ideation Pitfalls Part 2: The Not Normal Issue

Innovation Excellence

It may surprise you to learn that you and your team are not the best people to be judging potential innovations generated at the ideation stage. Innovation ideation innovation ideas innovation process not normalSo, I hate to be the one to tell you…but you, and many people in your business, are not normal! The Not Normal Issue Just in the.

Driving Collaboration to Sustainable Innovation

Speaker: Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director, Social and Collaboration, IDC

Join Wayne Kurtzman, Research Director from IDC, as he reveals key insights from his recent research on the importance of collaboration, and discover how you can drive sustainable results through teamwork within your organization.

Finding the Ideation and Product Development Balance


At some point, you have to stop ideating and start putting those ideas into production. But for many businesses, finding the line between ideation and product development can be tricky. Want to learn more about balancing your ideation and product development processes, and how a great platform can help? The post Finding the Ideation and Product Development Balance appeared first on IdeaScale. IdeaScale balance brainstorming ideation product development

29 Innovation Activities for Your Next Ideation

Innovation Excellence

I often get asked what activities a team should do in ideation to get better results and keep it fun. Consumer Innovation Creativity Feature Of The Week Innovation Processes & Tools Product Innovation Brainstorm collaboration competitive claims Corporate innovation empathy ice breakers ideation activities immersion Innovation Platforms Insights Team building

Jessica Day on Intrapreneurs, Ideation, and Innovation


The post Jessica Day on Intrapreneurs, Ideation, and Innovation appeared first on IdeaScale. CEOs and their innovation teams have such power, but focus and direction are necessary to unleash it.?. Innovate or be left behind — that’s the reality of the business world. To that end, many businesses are forming innovation teams and looking to intrapreneurs to jump-start the process and keep it rolling.

To Innovate: Learn, Scaffold, Ideate

Gregg Fraley

To scaffold thinking, participants should explore the domain first, and related domains, before group ideation. Empathy is great, because that immersion into a user’s thinking — scaffolds your thinking towards ideation. This done before ideation. To innovate: learn, scaffold, ideate. Innovation is Learning. For many years I kept the concepts of innovation and learning in separate boxes.

More Ideation means more Innovation – Simple

Innovation Excellence

They report a significant correlation between ideation rates. Innovation Brainstorm idea management ideation Kellogg School of Management spigitSpigit is a leading innovation management software company. They recently published a research paper entitled ‘Quantifying a Culture of Innovation.’ ’ Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management carried out a study of data from 154 corporate customers of Spigit over a five year period.

Never Miss an Opportunity: How ISO 56000 Enables an Innovative Organization

Speaker: Peter Merrill, President, Quest Management Inc.

One of the challenges for innovators is how to integrate innovation with Quality Management (QMS) and balance the culture of creativity with execution. Join Peter Merrill as he walks us through the newly published ISO 56000 series on Innovation Management, specifically the Guidance Standard ISO 56002 that discusses how to establish an Innovation Management System (IMS). He will take you through the elements of innovation management from strategy development, through risk assessment to solution delivery.

All you need to know about Ideation

Board of Innovation

The post All you need to know about Ideation appeared first on Board of Innovation. IdeationRead More.

Master Ideation with this Checklist

Innovation 360 Group

Give feedback to the ideators on the progress of their ideas. Update ideators on what clusters and hypotheses their ideas belong to. Give feedback to ideators on how the experiments went. Give feedback to ideators on what happened to their ideas in step 12. . The post Master Ideation with this Checklist appeared first on Innovation Consultant | Innovation 360 | Home Of Innovation. Blog ideation management

The 4 Pillars of a Successful Ideation Program

Innovation Excellence

Those insights are grouped into four main pillars for managing a successful ideation program Continue reading → Innovation Management Strategy Uncategorized idea management Idea quality Idea Submission ideation Ideation ProgramWe found 10 useful insights that lead to better ideas that impact the bottom line.

Should the Manager be in the Ideation Meeting?

Innovation Excellence

Build Capability Case Study Creativity Innovation Brainstorm deference facilitator ideation manager nominal pass the parcel PresentYou want to hold a meeting with your team in order to generate some really creative ideas. You would like the group to challenge assumptions, think differently and come up with plenty of radical proposals. Here is the dilemma. You naturally want to lead the meeting but should you be in the room at all?

Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

An Ideation Exercise

Innovation Excellence

One generative exercise for any CPG company to explore growing market share is hold a session where a team role-plays a wide array of alternative revenue models for a particular brand. Continue reading → Creativity Innovation innovative thinking michael graber Southern Growth Studio

Ideating at Enexis – Driving Operational Innovation in Dutch Energy Sector


The post Ideating at Enexis – Driving Operational Innovation in Dutch Energy Sector appeared first on Qmarkets.

Taming Blue Sky Ideation: Collecting Ideas that are Both Novel and Valuable


The most common pitfall when running a “general” or “blue sky ideation” campaign is to assume this means you no longer need constraints or a problem statement. The post Taming Blue Sky Ideation: Collecting Ideas that are Both Novel and Valuable appeared first on IdeaScale. Voice of IdeaScale blue sky creativity ideation Innovation problem statementsI frequently hear from some clients the desire or need to hold “general” or “blue sky” campaigns. “We

Ideating at Enexis – Driving Operational Innovation in Dutch Energy Sector


The post Ideating at Enexis – Driving Operational Innovation in Dutch Energy Sector appeared first on Qmarkets

Measuring Innovation Performance

better ideation. Ideation ratea. Ideation rate measures the number of. A lower ideation rate could mean. Total number of ideas launched No of ideas launched from a particular campaign No of people who contributed ideas No of people who participated Engagement rate = Ideation rate = Campaign e?ciency ideation metrics in the pre-launch phase. statements and open them up for ideation; this is followed by the development of.

Ideation results from the YouthSpeak Forum 2018


social innovation ideationThe YouthSpeak Forum is an initiative held annually around the world, organized by AIESEC and supported by the United Nations to bring young people together in dialogue and action regarding the Sustainable Development Goals.

The tools & templates used in a 3 day ideation brainstorm. (Part 1)

Board of Innovation

Recently I guided a 3 day ideation brainstorm for NGA at their HQ in London. The post The tools & templates used in a 3 day ideation brainstorm. IdeationThis is the first 3-day workshop of 2 sessions to explore & develop new opportunities for this global HR service provider. 8500 employees, +$850M turnover). In this post I’ll describe what tools we used to end up with a first selection of 13 concepts. Of course I. Read More.

Prototyping at each stage of ideation

Board of Innovation

The post Prototyping at each stage of ideation appeared first on Board of Innovation. Read More. lean startup Prototyping

Changes to Drive More Value from Your Innovation / Ideation Platform


In our previous article we focused on some of the serious issues being faced by clients and vendors who are working with innovation / ideation platforms. Enabling Factors Trend Alert

Ideation Rate: Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Planview Spigit

The MIT Sloan Management Review article highlighted one component of the overall study, which we take a closer look at in this article: ideation rate. What is ideation rate? Ideation rate is a measure we define as the amount of winning ideas (ideas that get selected by management for implementation) divided by the amount of active participants (e.g. employees) in a given ideation challenge. Why is ideation rate important? However, ideation rate reveals more.

Innovation Metrics: Ideation Rate vs. Implementation Rate


Though good innovation management operates at all the different stages of the innovation process, the three innovation stages that are most amenable to measurement are the “ideation” stage of submitted ideas, the idea selection stage, and the implementation stage. Submitted Ideas (Ideation). Ideation Rates and Implementation Rates. Both ideation rates and implementation rates are important.

Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea


Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea. The post Ideation: Anatomy of a New Product Idea appeared first on Taivara. Taivara Blog Post by Kevin Dwinnell. Getting New Product Ideas Flowing. If you’re truly starting from a desire to create something new, but don’t have a good idea yet, here’s how you can jump-start that process. Sources. First, don’t ignore the ideas that are already alive within your organization.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Running an Ideation Program

Innovation Excellence

One of the first misses in an employe ideation system is not tracking ideas in the first place. Continue reading → Innovation Management Strategy ideation WorkplaceThere are a few reasons that this is important. First, building the organizational skill to effectively manage employee ideas takes time. It’s rare that a program to become an overnight success. For that reason, leveraging a maturity model for idea management is a good way to understand progress. But you need.

New Workshop Template Release: Ideation



How to Run Ideation Campaigns that Generate Real Value

Innovation 360 Group

It is sometimes also referred to as the democratization of ideation, or crowd-sourcing ideas. But just believing in the benefits of democratizing ideation is not sufficient for running an effective and successful ideation campaign in your organization. The best ideation campaigns all manage to balance the free ow of ideas with just the right amount of process and structure. How to Run Ideation Campaigns that Generate Real Value.

Bringing ideation to life is about speaking to people's emotions


This blog post is a part of our new interview series– Debunking Innovation , where we introduce our readers to the many faces of innovation, ideation and everything in between. Interview with Maz Spork from ISS Corporate Garage. Inspired by the Copenhagen Catalog , Ideanote team visited Techfestival to talk to people about some of its principles and their take on innovation. This time, we are talking to Maz Spork from ISS Corporate Garage.

Your Corporate Ideation Submission Process Directly impacts the success of your innovation initiatives


Your Corporate Ideation Submission Process Directly impacts the success of your innovation initiatives The means through which internal team members submit their ideas for innovations, the feasibility of submitting the ideas, the framework for their submission ensuring their quality, and the organization or storage of these ideas (or lack thereof), has a direct impact + Read More. Corporate Innovation Innovation Corporate Ideation Process Ideation Process

Ideation Software: It’s Not Just for Innovation Departments

Planview Spigit

ideation software. Software solutions that power ideation programs around the world are continuing to evolve and expand in capabilities opening the door for other business units beyond the innovation department – from HR to product marketing and for use cases such as improving customer experience and developing new products. Take a look at the following image: There are a few things we can extract from the chart: It isn’t just the innovation department running ideation challenges.

Embracing a Continuous Improvement Practice for Effective Ideation

Planview Spigit

The thrashing in turn delays ideation—applying the collective intelligence of the organization to advance its charter—because the people who want to pursue collaborative innovation wrestle with (a) identifying the problems worth solving and (b) innovating within the context of the highest priority business challenges. The post Embracing a Continuous Improvement Practice for Effective Ideation appeared first on Spigit.

How to Run Successful Corporate Hackathons with Ideation Software

Planview Spigit

Best practices for corporate hackathons using ideation software. Now that you have context around what hackathons are and why they’re useful, let’s talk about best practices you can use to get the most out of them while using ideation software. While the combination of a hackathon and ideation software can be used to help solve any business challenge or objective, it’s important to hone in on just one problem you want your team to focus on.